LRHC recognized for patient satisfaction through Urgent Care Unit

  LEXINGTON – Lexington Regional Health Center was recently recognized with an Excellence Through Insight award for “Overall Urgent Care Unit Patient Satisfaction” by HealthStream, Inc. ... Read More

Kearney Whitewater Park to

A project in the works for almost a decade can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Kearney Whitewater Park is $20,000 away from enticing the community of Kearney. The water park would allow, paddle boards, tubes, canoes and kayaks to navi... Read More

More Studies Show Pro-GMO Results

There's nothing new about scientific studies that conclude that genetically engineered (GE) crops, also known as GMO crops, are no more of a health hazard than those produced with earlier technology. There are, in fact, dozens of such studies includi... Read More

Lottery funds for education discussed in hearing

  LINCOLN - A three-hour hearing in a crowded room set the scene for Wednesday's discussion on the distribution of state lottery funds for education. Thirty people testified in front of the packed audience at the Legislature's Education Co... Read More

Study shows divide between farmers, scientists on climage change

A Purdue University study shows farmers have a significantly different view of climate change and its causes than do scientists and climatologists. That difference is hardly surprising, but the degree to which the two groups disagree is remarkable. ... Read More

Nebraska insurer rejects medical network's offer

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska is rejecting the latest contract offer from one of the state's biggest medical networks because the insurer says the offer still costs too much. CHI Health officials offered a new agreement to Blue Cross earlier ... Read More

Lopers Fall In Tournament

Duluth, Minn – In a back and fourth match sixth seeded Nebraska-Kearney fell 3-2 (24-26, 17-25, 26-24, 25-21, 9-15) to third seed Southwest Minnesota State in the opening round of the NCAA Division II Central Regional. The Lopers fell behind 2-0 to... Read More

Nominations Sought for Kansas Water Leadership Teams

Last week Kansas Governor Sam Brownback and the Water Vision Team shared the second draft of the Long-Term Vision for the Future of Water Supply in Kansas. The second draft outlines a process for establishing goals by region as a means for measuring ... Read More

North Platte man injured after gunshot

At around 10:15 p.m. on November 19th, officers from the North Platte Police Department responded to a residence in the 100 block of Ames on the report of a male with a gunshot wound.  The 52 year-old male victim alleged that following an argument a... Read More

McCook man pleads no contest in officer assault

A man in southwest Nebraska has pleaded no contest to attacking a police officer at a hospital. The McCook Daily Gazette reports 33-year-old Wesley Nichols has changed his plea after originally stating he wasn't guilty in June. McCook police sa... Read More

Yeutter Receives Farm Bureau's Highest Honor

Nebraska Farm Bureau has selected Dr. Clayton Yeutter of Eustis, Neb., as the 2014 recipient of its highest honor, the Silver Eagle Award. The award will be presented to Dr. Yeutter on Dec. 9 at the 2014 Nebraska Farm Bureau Convention in Kearney. D... Read More